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Three students design winning holiday cards

Some holiday cards carry a little extra meaning during Christmas. In fact, for designing cards, three University of Texas Rio Grande Valley students in Brownsville...

Promoting success: Music professor involved in Open Educational Resources

BROWNSVILLE — University of Texas Rio Grande Valley music professor Art Brownlow has worked on the UTRGV Brownsville campus since 1984 but for four...

Apple store opens at UTRGV Brownsville

  The bookstore on the UTRGV-Brownsville campus began selling Apple products on Tuesday as an Apple Authorized Campus Store offering educational discounts to students, faculty...

New kids in the flock; Baby flamingos join Zoo family

Ten baby American Pink Flamingos have joined the flock at the Gladys Porter Zoo, the largest addition in recent years and easy to identify. Like...

Ortiz sworn in as interim district clerk

Elvira S. Ortiz, a 38-year former employee of the Cameron County District Clerk’s Office and chief deputy for 32 years, was sworn in Tuesday...

NASA astronaut shares experiences with Brownsville students

NASA astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria likened the space industry today to aviation in the 1930s when planes were safe and capable but so expensive only...

Petitions call for school board members’ removals

School board critics in Brownsville and San Benito filed petitions Tuesday morning in state District Court in Brownsville calling for the removal of a...

Never Forget: Ceremonies pay tribute to lives lost on 9/11

In a solemn ceremony timed to the horrific events of 9/11, area law enforcement and first responders joined Porter Early College High School JROTC...

CHAIN REACTION: Port Isabel schools get behind Rachel’s Challenge

The Point Isabel school district on Wednesday launched Rachel’s Challenge, aiming to start a chain reaction of kindness in schools across the district and...

Dems call for emergency session on gun violence, Abbott balks

State Rep. Alex Dominguez joined all 53 members of the House Democratic Caucus on Wednesday to urge Gov. Gregg Abbott to call an emergency...